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Dear parents and families,


I’d like to formally welcome you to the new academic year at our school. The Hares class has already been busy taking part in a range of activities including our school-wide portrait project! Here is some information for you and the children to help us all make this year fantastic!

This year, we have 18 year five children and 7 year four children in the class. Mr Alfieri will teach the year four cohort maths and science, whilst Mr Starkey will be the class teacher for the rest of the time. Miss Broomfield will support the class. We also have a fantastic french teacher, Madam Honorez, who will take the class for three terms throughout the year.

During the first term, the children will become historians and delve into the Victorian era. We will kick-start this great topic next Monday on our Victorian day! We can’t wait to see everyone dressed up in the school.

Our class dojo page will keep you up to date with the children’s work in both maths and literacy lessons. Information regarding our new PowerMaths resources will be posted for each unit of maths learning. If there are any problems following our page, please approach the school office to help us stay in touch. Please also see the image holding further information about the coverage during this first term.

The children will be taught PE on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons during term 1, so please ensure that appropriate PE kit is in school on those days. Please look out for reading packets, which have been sent home today. These will have reading books, reading records and learning journals. We thank you for your continuing support with reading and spelling. Regular practice really makes a big difference! When a ‘read’ is recorded, your child will be able to collect points towards our ‘Reading Heroes’ scheme too!

Once again, I would like to welcome you back for the 2019/20 academic year. We very much look forward to working with you and the class this year.

Thank you,

Mr Starkey


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